Michael Smith
President, CDO, Forbes Media

Michael Smith is Chief Digital Officer of Forbes Media, and President of Forbes.com.

In this role, he manages Forbes’ Internet publishing division and oversees the operations of Forbes.com, the company’s award-winning web site, which receives over 18 million unique visitors each month.

Smith’s highly anticipated book, Matchpoint, to be published later this year, describes the past decade of online advertising, emphasizing the technologies, business models, and management strategies that have made it grow faster than any other advertising sector.

He is an authority on how using real-time bidding systems with finesse can dramatically promote online advertising and branding.

Before joining Forbes, Smith was Vice President and Chief Information Officer at TheStreet.com.

He has also worked at HBO in a variety of positions, including Director of Information Technology.


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